Taylor Hanson, 25, the middle brother of the rock trio Hanson, and his wife, Natalie, 24, are expecting their fourth child this winter. • Gael García Bernal (Babel), 29, and girlfriend, actress Dolores Fonzi, confirmed that they are "indeed expecting a baby at the start of next year."
Busy Philipps (Dawson's Creek), 29, and her screenwriter husband, Marc Silverstein, 37, welcomed daughter Birdie Leigh Silverstein Aug. 13 in L.A. • Y Tu Mamá También actor Diego Luna, 28, and actress Camila Sodi became first-time parents of a baby boy. Jeronimo was born Aug. 9 in L.A.
General Hospital's Julie Berman, 24, married commercial real estate broker Michael Grady, 27, Aug. 15 in L.A.
Donnie Wahlberg and his wife of nine years, Kim, filed for divorce in California Aug 13. The New Kids on the Block singer and his wife, both 39, have two sons, Xavier, 15, and Elijah, 7. His rep told PEOPLE, "The couple have been separated for some time now and remain friends."
Christian Bale will not be charged with assault following a July 20 incident at a London hotel. Bale, 34, denied allegations that he was involved in an altercation with his mother, Jenny, 61, and sister Sharon, 41, before the U.K. premiere of The Dark Knight. England's Crown Prosecution Service determined there was insufficient evidence to gain a conviction. • A Houston jury dismissed a lawsuit against Victoria Osteen, wife of famed pastor and author Joel Osteen, 45, Aug. 14. Sharon Brown, a Continental Airlines flight attendant, alleged Osteen, 47, elbowed her during a fit over a spill on her seat. Brown was seeking an apology and more than $400,000 in damages.
A FINAL FAREWELL: BERNIE MAC
Comedy greats gathered to say goodbye to one of their own, Bernie Mac, at a Chicago memorial service Aug. 16. Chris Rock, Cedric the Entertainer, Samuel L. Jackson and Don Cheadle were among the thousands who came out to honor Mac, who died Aug. 9 at 50 from complications relating to pneumonia. "He was always that kid from Chicago," Jackson told the AP, "who wanted to make everybody happy and everybody laugh."
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